“During the American Revolution, many important political discussions took place in the inns and taverns” but in 2020 and until further notice these meetings and discussions are prohibited.
Commandant Gen. David H. Berger delivers his 245th Marine Corps birthday message with Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Troy E. Black. (U.S. Marine Corps video by SSgt. Erik Estrada)
During the American Revolution, many important political discussions took place in the inns and taverns of Philadelphia, including the founding of the Marine Corps.
A committee of the Continental Congress met at Tun Tavern to draft a resolution calling for two battalions of Marines able to fight for independence at sea and on shore.
The resolution was approved on November 10, 1775, officially forming the Continental Marines